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Booktalk. After a long and adventurous naval career, marine historian Andrew Jampoler has authored 7 books that are often about obscure pieces of ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 09:50
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New Mexico-based Hampton Sides’ newest book is "On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle.” Based on ne...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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John Larison is the author of "Whiskey When We’re Dry," a book of historical fiction. It’s an epic story of 17-year-old Jessilyn Harney who disguis...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 09:46
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Leadership: In Turbulent Times, is one of America’s best known and most award-winning biogra...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 09:20
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Pediatrician and public health advocate Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of “What The Eyes Don’t See. A Story Of Crisis, Resistance, And Hope In An Am...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Poet Anne Waldman is the author of more than 40 books. Her newest title, "Trickster Feminism," inspired by the results of the 2016 election, is th...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
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In "Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang,” Pulitzer Prize–winning NYT reporter David Philipps chronicles the story of A...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:47
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Nate Blakeslee is an investigative reporter who usually writes about politics in Texas. In “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession i...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 09:52
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Manal grew up in Mecca, Islam’s holiest city. In her teens she was a religious radical, by her twenties she was a college-educated computer securit...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 09:57
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the journey of Liberia’s Sirleaf, honors the amazingly resilient Liberian women who put her into office, an...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:48
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This popular and prolific children’s picture book creator takes Duck of barnyard fame to the next level—driving the farmer’s tractor. David talks a...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
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“An increasing number of people under the age of 25 get all their news, not just some of it, from Facebook.” The author points out that we are bomb...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 2
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This river is a tributary of the mighty Amazon. It snakes through one of the world’s most treacherous jungles and it’s where President Teddy Roosev...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, TV personality, and teacher known...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 23:33
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Gary Segura, Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population Is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation Gary M. Segura is a Professor...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 25:35
  • Purchases: 1
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This European-born couple who have called Australia home for many decades created the first in the Lonely Planet series of guide books more than 40...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 2
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The second pilot episode for the new show, Middle Ground, which focuses on news, politics and culture from middle America.

Bought by NPR Illinois


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amir Bar Lev
Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev talks about truth, propaganda, and cover-ups in the life and death of Pat Tillman

  • Added: Sep 01, 2010
  • Length: 14:18